34 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwood, MA

2 Assisted Living Facilities in Norwood, MA

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Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

Provides: Assisted Living
40 Clapboardtree Street, Norwood, MA 02062
"The staff member who met me at Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree was so knowledgeable, kind, and great. She gave a great tour. They had a very nice lobby, I got to see their dining room, saw..." More

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Sunrise of Norwood

Provides: Assisted Living
86 Saunders Road, Norwood, MA 02062
"My visit at Sunrise of Norwood was very positive. We saw several of the rooms, dining rooms, and various rooms that residents could visit. They have a library, a recreational area, and a place..." More

32 Assisted Living Facilities near Norwood, MA

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Sunrise of Braintree

Provides: Assisted Living
618 Granite Street, Braintree, MA 02184
"Sunrise of Braintree is a beautiful facility. Some were large and some were small, but compared to the size of the rooms, they were overpriced. The admissions staff was outstanding and the dining..." More

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Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle

Provides: Assisted Living
50 Sutherland Road, Brighton, MA 02135
"My wife moved in to the memory unit of Chestnut Park at Cleveland Circle, but now she has moved to the traditional/assisted living unit. It's excellent and very clean. The staff is very nice, and..." More

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New Pond Village

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Main Street, Walpole, MA 02081
"My mom has been living in New Pond Village for seven years now. We have been very happy with it. The staff is friendly. They love my mother and take good care of her. Overall, the day-to-day..." More

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Wingate Residences at Needham

Provides: Assisted Living
235 Gould Street, Needham, MA 02494
"My parents will be moving to The Residences at Wingate. It's a relatively new place at only three years old. It has a very nice, clean feeling, a lot of lights, very open, and on the smaller side...." More

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Wingate Residences at Boylston Place

Provides: Assisted Living
615 Heath Street, Chestnut Hill, MA 02467
"Wingate at Chestnut Hill was very nice and had a very nice feel. It's a smaller place and with great common areas. We saw several apartments that were very nice. The staff was great. They had a..." More

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Landmark at Longwood

Provides: Assisted Living
63 Parker Hill Avenue, Boston, MA 02120
"The marketing manager at Landmark at Longwood was very detailed. She explained everything to me, including prices. She answered my questions and toured me around. I like everything except the size..." More

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Providence House Assisted Living

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Corey Rd, Brighton, MA 02135
"I was able to visit Providence House, and the experience was very positive. It has a steel feel to it. No frills. I met their marketing personnel. I had lunch there, and the food was excellent. I..." More

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Sophia Snow Place

Provides: Assisted Living
1205-1215 Centre St, West Roxbury, MA 02132
"Sophia Snow Place is a very nice place. I had lunch, and the food was excellent. The director showed me around. They served all your meals and had high-quality stuff. The place was immaculate, and..." More

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Waterstone at Wellesley

Provides: Assisted Living
27 Washington Street, Wellesley, MA 02481
"Epoch is a very clean and nice facility. It's expensive, but I know it's a first class facility although I don't really know well enough to have a detailed opinion of the place. " More

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The Falls at Cordingly Dam

Provides: Assisted Living
2300 Washington Street, Newton Lower Falls, MA ...
"I went and visited The Falls at Cordingly Dam. That's the place I like for my parents. Basically what I like about it was if somebody is not totally like needing memory care, they have an assisted..." More

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Pond Home

Provides: Assisted Living
289 East Street, Wrentham, MA 02093
"When my loved on first came to Pond Home, they started in the main house. Then we got familiar with Becky when we moved them over to the assisted living facilities. Eventually, we moved them to the..." More

North Hill

Provides: Assisted Living
865 Central Ave, Needham, MA 02492
"I have been in North Hill for five years now, and I'm very pleased with it. It's been a great experience, and the level of care is outstanding. I don't have any complaints or concerns at all...." More

Standish Village

Provides: Assisted Living
1190 Adams Street, Boston, MA 02124
"My aunt has moved into Standish Village. It's easy for me to get there, so I settled on them. Overall, we are happy with it. It is a beautiful, clean place. The staff is good and seasoned. There..." More

Goddard House

Provides: Assisted Living
165 Chestnut Street, Brookline, MA 02445
"My father is at Goddard House. It's beautiful, nice, and clean. The care is good, and the people are very nice and very helpful. They have quite exciting programs which is nice. They have a spa,..." More

Heights Crossing

Provides: Assisted Living
35 Christy Place, Brockton, MA 02301
"We visited Heights Crossing and we liked what we saw. The people who assisted me were very helpful. We thought that the patients were getting good care. The staff kept the residents active. Their..." More

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Guardian Center

Provides: Assisted Living
888 N Main St, Brockton, MA 02301
"Offering skilled nursing, medical and rehabilitative care for patients and residents. Whether for a short stay or for an extended period, our Clinical Care Teams are focused on implementing..." More

Whitney Place at Natick

Provides: Assisted Living
Three Vision Drive Route 9W, Natick, MA 01760
"Whitney is a multi-program level for people with memory problems. They have independent living for people who can come and go on their own and even have their own cars; assisted living memory unit..." More

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Cornerstone at Canton

Provides: Assisted Living
175 Revere Street, Canton, MA 02021
"Cornerstone at Canton was wonderful and our experience was great. I was on vacation and they gave my husband a room and all the services for two weeks. It includes accommodation, meals, and..." More

Newbridge on The Charles

Provides: Assisted Living
7000 Great Meadow Road , Dedham, MA 02026
"NewBridge on the Charles was very nice. I toured several others; this was the nicest one I've seen, and I liked it the best. Everything about it was nice. The rooms were well organized and in good..." More

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Traditions of Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
735 Washington Street, Dedham, MA 02026
"My entire family loved Traditions of Dedham, the Management and staff are amazing. The Executive Director always has her door open for all. The staff is treated well, so they treat the residents..." More

Arbors at Stoughton

Provides: Assisted Living
2121 Central Street, Stoughton, MA 02072
"My dad ended up at The Arbors, and we're very happy with it. Compared with others, it had a more vibrant feel to it. The place was lively, bright, clean, very attractive, and had a good energy. " More

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Fox Hill Village

Provides: Assisted Living
10 Longwood Dr, Westwood, MA 02090
"ln total we had a long term relationship with Fox Hill. My mom was in a waiting list for a year. She lived there for 9 years. From the beginning, they were very particular about details and asking..." More

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The Linden at Dedham

Provides: Assisted Living
391 Common St, Dedham, MA 02026
"I visited Emeritus at Wilson Mountain. On my first visit, I was able to meet the case manager. They gave me literature information, and I was mostly interested in the short-term respite program..." More

Wingate Healthcare

Provides: Assisted Living
63 Kendrick Street, Needham, MA 02494
"Wingate is a lovely place. It's brand new and the people there are very easy to work with, very friendly and very helpful. They're going to do a very good job. I'm a nurse and I know some of the..." More

Golda Meir House

Provides: Assisted Living
160 Stanton Avenue, Newton, MA 02466
"The Golda Meir House was an excellent assisted living facility for my grandmother. Although she moved away from her close friends, several states away, in order to live near her children and..." More

Quincy Health and Rehabilitation Center

Provides: Assisted Living
11 Thomas J Mcgrath Hwy, Quincy, MA 02169
"I hae been here copious amount of times to visit my grandfather. He lives with another elderly roommate, who he gets along well with. Kindred have been great to my grandfather, they placed him with..." More

Hancock Park Assisted Living Residency

Provides: Assisted Living
164 Parking Way, Quincy, MA 02169
"Overall, the facility is a clean, comfortable, quality place for aging relatives and conveniently located in Quincy, MA. My grandparents lived there for a few years, and grew to like some of the..." More

Springhouse Senior Living Community

Provides: Assisted Living
44-46 Allandale Street, Boston, MA 02130
"I am very happy at Springhouse. Everything is just perfect, so I'll be here for a while. I had very good recommendations with this facility that is why I chose it. It is very close to my home --..." More

Braemoor Rehabilitation and Nursing C...

Provides: Assisted Living
34 N Pearl St, Brockton, MA 02301

Foley Senior Residences (Assisted Liv...

Provides: Assisted Living
249 River St., Mattapan, MA 02126

The Glen at Grove Manor Independent L...

Provides: Assisted Living
180 Grove St, Braintree, MA 02184

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Brightview Canton

Provides: Assisted Living
125 Turnpike St., Canton, MA 02021
" Conveniently located in Canton, Massachusetts, Brightview Canton features Independent Living apartments on a monthly rental basis with no large entrance fee. The all-inclusive monthly fee..." More

Assisted Living near Norwood, MA

Recent Reviews of Assisted Living in Norwood

  • Review of Sunrise of Norwood

    *The rooms looks like a use motel. *The staff don't even understand what you talking about most of the time. *The residents enjoy going out. Read more

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  • Review of Sunrise of Norwood

    At Sunrise of Norwood, I had a very nice tour and met very nice and knowledgeable people. I got a full tour of the building, the elevators, the lobby, the dining room and what they offer and whatno... Read more

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  • Review of Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree

    The staff member who met me at Benchmark Senior Living on Clapboardtree was so knowledgeable, kind, and great. She gave a great tour. They had a very nice lobby, I got to see their dining room, saw... Read more

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What to Consider About Assisted Living in Norwood

Norwood, Massachusetts, is an old New England town that was once used as hunting grounds by native American tribes. Settled in 1678, the town is home to many historic sites such as the Day House. In addition to it’s rich history, Norwood offers senior residents 64 assisted living facilities (ALFs) to choose from. Two are located in town and another 62 sit closeby. These ALFs offer a supervised residential setting for seniors that may provide services such as organized social activities, prepared meals and medication management. The Massachusetts Office of Elder Affairs manages the policies and regulations of ALFs throughout the state.

Benefits and Drawbacks of Assisted Living in Norwood

  • The Norwood area is home to world-class medical facilities, including, Norwood Hospital in the event of medical emergencies or illness. 

  • The winters in Norwood get chilly, with an average low temperature of 17 degrees in January and 54 inches of snowfall. Seniors who are willing to brave the cold months are rewarded with warm summers that have an average high temperature of 83 degrees and 201 sunny days for outdoor activities, compared to the national average of 205 sunny days.

  • Seniors may feel relatively safe living in Norwood because the crime rates are close to U.S. averages. Violent crime is rated at 37.5 out of 100 (1 being the safest), which is a little higher than the national average of 31.1, and property crime is rated at 29.3, which is a little lower than the national average of 38.1.

  • Seniors with a severe respiratory illness might have a harder time living in Norwood than in other less polluted areas. While their Particle Pollution 24-hour score was A, the American Lung Association gave them a poor ozone grade of D.

  • The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s public bus system allows seniors to travel into town for shopping or doctor’s appointments easily. Most buses are accessible to those with mobility devices and offer discounted fare for individuals over 65. 

  • Seniors can enjoy strolling the green or playing a round of golf at one of several golf courses in the area. The Norwood Country Club & Driving Range offers opportunities to play golf, dine and enjoy seasonal functions. 


Paying for Assisted Living in Norwood

Average Monthly Costs

Cities in Massachusetts

$6,375.00 Needham
$5,700.00 Newton
$4,989.00 Norwood
$4,950.00 Braintree
$4,630.00 Dedham
$4,000.00 US

Assisted Living costs in Norwood start around $4,989 per month on average, while the nationwide average cost of assisted living is $4,000 per month, according to the latest figures from Genworth’s Cost of Care Survey.

It’s important to note that assisted living rates in Norwood and the surrounding suburbs can vary widely based on factors such as location, the level of care needed, apartment size and the types of amenities offered at each community.

Financial Assistance for Assisted Living in Norwood

Low-income seniors living in Norwood may be eligible for aid with assisted living costs through the state’s Medicaid plans, the Group Adult Foster Care (GAFC) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI-G). Seniors also may qualify for the non-Medicaid Supportive Senior Housing Initiative Program for financial aid.  

Learn more about these programs, plus who’s eligible, on our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.

More Ways to Pay for Assisted Living

While many families use their own funds or personal assets to pay for assisted living, there are plenty of additional options to cover these costs. Some additional ways to finance assisted living costs include:

  • Veterans Benefits
  • Life Insurance Policy
  • Long-Term Care Insurance
  • Reverse Mortgage

For more information about different ways to finance assisted living, visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page.


Free Assisted Living Resources in Norwood

Norwood and the surrounding area are home to numerous government agencies and non-profit organizations offering help for seniors searching for or currently residing in an assisted living community. These organizations can also provide assistance in a number of other eldercare services such as geriatric care management, elder law advice, estate planning, finding home care and health and wellness programs.


Assisted Living Laws and Regulations in Norwood

Norwood-area assisted living communities must adhere to the comprehensive set of state laws and regulations that all assisted living communities in Massachusetts are required to follow. Visit our Assisted Living in Massachusetts page for more information about these laws.